Somehow I ended up with 13 strollers, 9 baby carriers, 3 dozen baby blankets and more diaper bags than the whole Kardashian clan would need. “How many kids do you have?” I get asked often. I never realized how...
Breastfeeding, you guys. It's such a hot topic and one that typically has pretty passionate people on both sides of it. There are many people that fall in the middle somewhere, those who could care less about how people...
I didn't like my daughter until she was about 4 and a half months old.  Before you judge or call family services I LOVED her very much and I wanted more than anything to care for her and keep her...
Breastmilk - from everything I know it's very nourishing to my baby.  But, to be completely honest - I have ZERO idea what is actually in it.  And while I've been told that what I eat or drink may...
I was holding my youngest baby the other day, he's two but always my baby, and was getting really frustrated.  I know I shouldn't have been, but I was.   See, I felt like holding him was making it so that...
Formula Guilt

Formula Guilt

The first night I gave my 3-month-old a bottle with formula instead of breast milk I was overwhelmed with guilt and emotion. I had breastfed and pumped exclusively for 3 months and the demand was beginning to take a...
Exhaustion has been taking its toll on my husband and me for a while because of our sleepless six-month-old. It wasn't until this past weekend that I realized how much of a toll. We had just woken up at my...
The first year. It's full of all the feels and the things and the most intense love a person can hold in their heart. It's also full of change. Big change for you and hubby/bf/partner/whomever. They warn you about it...
Here's the thing about pumping: It sucks. Literally. Between the constant cleaning, the discomfort, the alienation, and the indignity of feeling like a milk cow, it's hard to fault anyone for throwing in the towel. That any mom, especially working...
It's 7:59pm and I've just finished cleaning up dinner.  I still need to shower, work on a major project that I've been procrastinating to do, clean up the mess that is my floor and watch Odd Mom Out.  I...
I read an article the other day about a little girl who kept getting out of bed even though her mother had put her down about six times.  Then, after the fiftieth call out {Okay that's exaggerating, but you...
"Michele, bacon Gouda!" the Starbucks barista calls out.   I start making my way through the crowd.   I really miss those days.  The days when my daughter would sleep through anything in her heavy car seat that I could...
Are you thinking about using cloth diapers?  Do you have a super naggy friend who keeps telling you about the financial and environmental benefits of using cloth diapers?  If so I might be that friend!  I mean, here are...

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OC Moms Guide – Orange County Events May 2022

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